A consortium of local businesses will construct apartments on the swathe of land upon which Nyarugenge Prison, best known as 1930, is located, officials have said.
Over 30,000 households in Gakenke District and thousands others in Burera and Rulindo districts are set to receive radio signal following the installation of a new transmission mast.
Marital rape will attract between ten to 15 years of imprisonment upon conviction, according to the draft penal code passed by Parliament last week and now awaits the presidential assent.
Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) researchers have urged maize farmers across the country to make use of combined approaches of Integrated Pest Management (IPM), new blended fertilisers, high yielding and pest resistant seeds and irrigation so as...
Development experts and political leaders agree that Africa’s enormous agricultural potential, if tapped, can feed the continent and spur socio-economic growth.
North Korea agreed on Friday to hold official talks with the South next week, the first in more than two years, hours after the United States and South Korea delayed a military exercise amid a standoff over the North’s nuclear and missile programs.
The Nigeria government will “vigorously” pursue rail development in the country to link all major commercial and production centres by rail for rapid social economic development and national integration, president Muhammadu Buhari has said.
Global debt levels soared to a record high of $233 trillion in the third quarter of 2017, according to the Institute of International Finance (IIF). It however noted that robust economic growth meant debt-to-GDP ratios were declining.
MADRID - Barcelona and Liverpool have agreed a deal in principle for Philippe Coutinho to move to the Spanish giants for 120 million euros ($144 million) with add-ons worth another 40 million euros, a report said Saturday.
Swaziland national cycling team have become the second team after hosts Rwanda to confirm their participation in the forthcoming Africa Continental Road Championships that will take place from February 13-18 in Kigali.
HE had a close brush with death in 1998, when a bus he was travelling in was ambushed by armed bandits in the north-western district of Rubavu.
The first edition of live reggae concert dubbed ‘Roots Reggae’ took place at the Kacyiru-based Inema Art Gallery on December 28.
THE lush greenery and serene neighbourhood creates the ideal conditions to take a stroll and meditate without any distraction. But as I walk closer to an open park, deafening noise from children cuts short the quietness.
At the start of another year, many of us gather up our willpower for a brand new set of New Year’s resolutions.
After dropping out of school in primary six, 18-year-old Assoumpta Tuyikunde struggled to find means of survival. With her limited skills, the options were close to zero and she ended up as a housemaid.
As far as dreams go, Judicaelle Irakoze hopes that every woman discovers her potential. The 23-year-old runs ‘Abigaelle Closet’, a fashion house that is also used as a platform to empower women, and she has also set up a number of other organisations advocating for women and the youth to...
Many Rwandans will be familiar with Mutware (chief), the ageing patriarch elephant at Akagera National Park. He miraculously survived the loss of his tusks at the hands of poachers in 1994 as the battle raged to liberate the country from the genocidaires.
Robert Barro is a serious and careful economist, but he makes errors in modeling the actual provisions of the Republican tax plan, and he chooses parameters that distort his conclusions substantially upward. Instead of using his insights to defend and promote the GOP tax legislation, Barro should have helped to...
At the start of every New Year, people have a lot of expectations for better outcomes across sectors. Education being a pivotal sector in shaping the country’s development agenda requires priority and better strategies and reforms to deliver on this noble goal.
The holiday is a few weeks to the close and most students have already started preparing to go back to school for the first term. The new academic year means that most of them will be moving to the next class, depending on the curriculum at their school.
To spread the holiday cheer, Radisson Blu Hotel last week hosted a luncheon for over 120 children from Centre Cyprien et Daphrose Rugamba, Mai Childhood Academy popularly known as ‘Kwa Gisimba’ orphanage and Nyamirambo Women Centre.
The New Year is a great time to reflect on the changes you want to or need to make. As a student look at ways to improve yourself, set goals and work hard towards achieving them.